When are HIV patients at risk for Mycobacterium avium complex infection?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Nicholas John Bennett, MBBCh, PhD, MA(Cantab), FAAP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Answer

CD4+ counts below 50/µL place the patient at risk for Mycobacterium avium complex infection, and weekly azithromycin or clarithromycin is recommended as prophylaxis.


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